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Andrés Corral-Lugo


Ph.D. in Biology (Fundamental and System Biology), University of Granada, Spain, 2016


  1. Corral-Lugo, A., Daddaoua, A., Ortega, A., Espinosa-Urgel, M. and Krell, T. (2016). Rosmarinic acid is a homoserine lactone mimic produced by plants that activates a bacterial quorum-sensing regulator. Sci Signal 9(409): ra1.
  2. Corral-Lugo, A., de la Torre, J., Matilla, M. A., Fernandez, M., Morel, B., Espinosa-Urgel, M. and Krell, T. (2015). Assessment of the contribution of chemoreceptor-based signaling to biofilm formation. Environ Microbiol.
  3. Fernandez, M., Morel, B., Corral-Lugo, A., Rico-Jimenez, M., Martin-Mora, D., Lopez-Farfan, D., Reyes-Darias, J. A., Matilla, M. A., Ortega, A. and Krell, T. (2016). Identification of ligands for bacterial sensor proteins. Curr Genet 62(1): 143-147.
  4. Fernandez, M., Morel, B., Corral-Lugo, A. and Krell, T. (2016). Identification of a chemoreceptor that specifically mediates chemotaxis toward metabolizable purine derivatives. Mol Microbiol 99(1): 34-42.
  5. Martin-Mora, D., Reyes-Darias, J. A., Ortega, A., Corral-Lugo, A., Matilla, M. A. and Krell, T. (2015). McpQ is a specific citrate chemoreceptor that responds preferentially to citrate/metal ion complexes. Environ Microbiol.
  6. Reyes-Darias, J. A., Garcia, V., Rico-Jimenez, M., Corral-Lugo, A., Lesouhaitier, O., Juarez-Hernandez, D., Yang, Y., Bi, S., Feuilloley, M., Munoz-Rojas, J., Sourjik, V. and Krell, T. (2015). Specific gamma-aminobutyrate chemotaxis in pseudomonads with different lifestyle. Mol Microbiol 97(3): 488-501.
  7. Garcia-Fontana, C., Corral Lugo, A. and Krell, T. (2014). Specificity of the CheR2 methyltransferase in Pseudomonas aeruginosa is directed by a C-terminal pentapeptide in the McpB chemoreceptor. Sci Signal 7(320): ra34.
  8. Corral-Lugo Andrés; Morales-García Elizabeth; Pazos-Rojas Abisaí; Ramírez-Valverde Aracely; Martínez-Contreras Rebeca; Muñoz-Rojas Jesús. (2014) Quantification of cultivable bacteria by the “Massive Stamping Drop Plate” method. Revista Colombiana de Biotecnología. 14 -2, pp. 147 – 155.
  9. Krell, T., Lacal, J., Garcia-Fontana, C., Silva-Jimenez, H., Rico-Jimenez, M., Lugo, A. C., Darias, J. A. and Ramos, J. L. (2014). Characterization of molecular interactions using isothermal titration calorimetry. Methods Mol Biol 1149: 193-203.
  10. Darias, J. A., Garcia-Fontana, C., Lugo, A. C., Rico-Jimenez, M. and Krell, T. (2014). Qualitative and quantitative assays for flagellum-mediated chemotaxis. Methods Mol Biol 1149: 87-97.
  11. Corral-Lugo Andrés; Rodríguez-Andrade Osvaldo; Gonzalez-Vázquez Aracely; Muñoz-Rojas Jesús. Cuantificación de bacterias por goteo en placa. (2010). Procesos Celulares Fundamentales, manual de prácticas de laboratorio.1 -7.9, pp. 258 -261. Ediciones Color S.A. de C.V. 2000.
Protocols by Andrés Corral-Lugo
  1. Identification and Characterization of Bacterial Chemoreceptors Using Quantitative Capillary and Gradient Plate Chemotaxis Assays